Nelson Mandela was in serious but stable condition in a Pretoria hospital for the third day Monday with a recurring lung infection, and a foundation led by retired archbishop Desmond Tutu described the 94-year-old anti-apartheid hero as an “extraordinary gift” to South Africa. As family members visited South Africa’s first black president in the hospital, the government announced – in only the second communication on Mandela since he was hospitalized on Saturday – that his condition was “unchanged.” Read more here  

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